Never Stop Learning

April 17, 2014 by ·

Love of learning describes the way in which a person engages new information and skills. It is a strength that teachers would like to see in their students, parents want to encourage in their children, therapists support in their clients, and employers try to foster in their employees. It... Read More

Try To Be Kinder

April 16, 2014 by ·

We all have moments that we remember where we think: “I could have been kinder to that person.” Use those moments as a reminder to be better… to be kinder. Read More

Are you honest with yourself?

Are You Honest With Yourself?

April 9, 2014 by ·

Honesty is accurately representing your internal states, intentions, and commitments, both publicly and privately. The strength of honesty is often linked to self-concordance- the extent to which your goals accurately represent your implicit interests and values. Honesty allows people to take responsibility for their feelings and behaviors, owning them,... Read More

Best Friends

March 26, 2014 by ·

Today make it a priority to tell your best friend how much you appreciate them. Write him/her a letter of gratitude for their friendship and either call and read it over the phone or personally deliver the letter. This exercise has shown to boost the VIA strength of gratitude. Read More

How Do You Lead With Strengths?

February 28, 2014 by ·

Today, focus on bringing out the best in those around you. What are their strengths that you can recognize? What are they doing right? When you do that, pay close attention to how they respond. Do they smile? Do they work harder? Are they more creative and more cooperative? Read More

Love Is A Strength Meant To Be Shared

February 28, 2014 by ·

Love is a strength meant to be shared. Please share it generously. Read More

Humility Helps To Keep You Balanced

February 27, 2014 by ·

Humility is a strength that helps you to have a balanced and accurate view of yourself and your world. How do you use your humility strength in connecting with others? Read More

How Do You Teach Your Child About Curiosity?

February 21, 2014 by ·

By teaching our children about #curiosity , we are teaching them about using so many other #VIAstrengths as well. Did you know we have a VIA Survey for youth to learn about character strengths? Please visit our site to learn more. Read More

A Tip For Exercising Your Hope Strength

February 19, 2014 by ·

Hope is VIA character strength. One way to exercise your strength is by documenting your past three achievements and letting them inspire your future. Read More

One Of The Greatest Ways To Practice Love Is To Share It

February 14, 2014 by ·

There are so many ways to show you care. What is one of your most meaningful gifts you have ever given or received? Read More